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3 and out: Vikes take out week 1 frustration on Lions

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After a dreadful showing in week 1 against the 49ers, the Vikings bounced back in style with a win over division rivals the Detroit Lions. Here’s a much happier Olav Sorumgard this week with his observations from a 26-16 win for his team…

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3 and out: Vikes ran over by San Fran

It’s just one game but that was a really bad way to start the season for the Minnesota Vikings, writes one of our Vikings bloggers, Olav Sorumgard…

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3 and out: Vikings move out of last spot

A resurgent Vikings team recorded their fourth win of the season in a back-and-forth game against the Washington Redskins. If (and it’s a big if!) the Vikings are coming into form it’s probably a little too late regarding a playoff spot, but they might not end up last in the NFC North. Here’s Olav Sorumgard with more.

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End of the 2nd Quarter: Minnesota Vikings

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At the midway point of their season the Minnesota Vikings are tied for last place in the NFC North with the underachieving Chicago Bears. Losing Adrian Peterson has understandably hampered the offense, but the D has been solid and the Vikes are no pushover. Here’s Olav Sorumgard’s half term report…

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3 and out: Defense fires Vikings to overtime win

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After three straight losses the Minnesota Vikings came up with a win in overtime against the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It wasn’t pretty and it was by no means convincing, but it sure beats losing says Vikings fan Olav Sorumgard…

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3 and out: Miserable Vikings run continues

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Minnesota’s miserable season reached a new low point with a heartbreaking loss on the last play of the game in Buffalo against the Bills on Sunday. Here’s Olav Sorumgard with some observations from another hugely frustrating day for his Vikings…

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Any player in the NFL – who are you taking?

If your team could add any current NFL player to it’s roster, who would you want? Do you go offense or defense? Win now or build for the future? Forget about trades, salary cap, free agency or any other such complications, this is just a hypothetical “who are you taking?”

We asked a number of Uncle Sam’s finest to give us their picks, with interesting results. Which Receiver was selected by three of our writers? Did anyone take JJ Watt? Who wants to move his current QB to Tight End to accommodate Drew Brees?

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3 and out: Desperate Vikings slump at home

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Being a Viking fan hasn’t been much fun the last couple of weeks. Losing at Lambeau to the Packers was bad (if somewhat expected), but getting destroyed by the Lions at home – man, that hurts! Here’s Olav Sorumgard with three thoughts on another disappointing day for his Vikings…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Minnesota Vikings

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After an impressive – not to mention surprising – victory over the much fancied Atlanta Falcons last Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings are well placed at 2-2 at the quarter point of the 2014 NFL season. Our Vikings blogger Olav Sorumgard tells us the story of the Vikes’ season to this point…

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3 and out – Vikings clip Falcons wings

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It’s been quite the start for the unfancied Minnesota Vikings, who now stand at 2-2 and tied for second in the NFC North with the Bears and Packers after a hugely impressive 41-28 over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Olav Sorumgard picks three things that caught his eye from the game…

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